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Approved Investments
(Overall)
Approved Investments
(Manufacturing Sector)
Approved Investments
(Services Sector)
Approved Investments
(Primary Sector)
Investment
Performance

Approved Private Investments in Various Economic Sectors, January-June 2021 / January-June 2020 / January-Dec 2020

 

 

Summary Number Potential Employment Domestic Investment
(RM million)*
Foreign Investment
(RM million) *
Total CAPITAL Investment (RM million) *
  Jan- June, 2021 Jan- June, 2020 Jan-Dec, 2020 Jan- June, 2021 Jan- June, 2020 Jan-Dec, 2020 Jan- June, 2021 Jan- June, 2020 Jan-Dec, 2020 Jan- June, 2021 Jan- June, 2020 Jan-Dec, 2020 Jan- June, 2021 Jan- June, 2020 Jan-Dec, 2020
Primary Sector 26 12 23 278 59 831 4,358.4 390.7 5,033.9 2,155.6 82.7 1,057.4 6,514.0 473.4 6,091.4
Manufacturing Sector 367 413 1,049 32,220 27,296 80,190 8,767.2 18,398.2 34,680.7 58,161.6 18,002.7 56,579.9 66,928.8 36,400.8 91,260.6
Services Sector 1,717 1,480 3,684 12,496 10,747 33,655 31,946.2 24,713.5 63,473.3 2,168.5 1,755.1 6,559.6 34,114.7 26,468.7 70,032.9
Total 2,110 1,905 4,756 44,994 38,102 114,676 45,071.8 43,502.4 103,187.8 62,485.7 19,840.5 64,197.0 107,557.5 63,342.9 167,384.8
Note: *-Due to rounding, figures presented in this table may not add up precisely to the totals provided

 

For more information on approved manufacturing and selected services data, please click e-Stats Data.
 
 

Approved Investments (Manufacturing Sector)

Overview: Projects Approved, January-June 2021 / January-June 2020 / January-December 2020

 

  January – June 2021 January – June 2020 January – December 2020
New Expansion/
Diversification
Total New Expansion/
Diversification
Total New Expansion/
Diversification
Total
Number 194 173 367 220 193 413 547 502 1,049
Potential
Employment
16,718 15,502 32,220 18,762 8,534 27,296 56,003 24,187 80,190

Total Capital
Invesment

(RM million)

55,412.9 11,516.0 66,928.8 24,881.3 11,519.5 36,400.8 61,058.7 30,201.9 91,260.6
– Domestic invesment* 4,095.2 4,672.0 8,767.2 14,398.3 3,999.9 18,398.2 24,305.9 10,374.8 34,680.7
– Foreign Investment* 51,317.7 6,843.9 58,161.6 10,483.0 7,519.7 18,002.7 36,752.8 19,827.1 56,579.9
  January – June 2021 January – June 2020 January – December 2020
New Expansion/
Diversification
Total New Expansion/
Diversification
Total New Expansion/
Diversification
Total
Number 194 173 367 220 193 413 547 502 1,049
Potential
Employment
16,718 15,502 32,220 18,762 8,534 27,296 56,003 24,187 80,190

Total Capital
Invesment

(USD million)

13,352.5 2,774.9 16,127.4 5,813.4 2,691.5 8,504.9 15,151.0 7.494.3 22,645.3
– Domestic invesment* 986.8 1,125.8 2,112.6 3,364.1 934.5 4,298.6 6,031.2 2,574.4 8,605.6
– Foreign Investment* 12,365.7 1,649.1 14,014.8 2,449.3 1,756.9 4,206.2 9,119.8 4,919.9 14,039.7

 

 

Note:
*Due to rounding, figures presented in this table may not add up precisely to the totals provided

 

Jan-June 2021: US$1 = RM4.15

Jan-Jun 2020: US$1 = RM4.28
2020: US$1 = RM4.03

 

 

 

For more information on approved manufacturing and selected services data, please click e-Stats Data.

 

 

Projects Approved by Major Country, January-June 2021 / January-June 2020 / January-December 2020

 

Country January – June 2021 January – June 2020 January – December 2020
Number Foreign Investment*
(RM million)
Number Foreign Investment*
(RM million)
Number Foreign Investment*
(RM million)
Singapore 36 43,313.1 53 4,756.5 120 8,832.6
Korea, Rep. 4 6,276.1 5 1,374.8 8 1,379.3
The Netherlands 6 3,384.9 4 527.2 14 6,536.9
Country January – June 2021 January – June 2020 January – December 2020
Number Foreign Investment*
(USD million)
Number Foreign Investment*
(USD million)
Number Foreign Investment*
(USD million)
Singapore 36 10,436.9 53 1,111.3 120 2,191.7
Korea, Rep. 4 1,512.3 5 321.2 8 342.3
The Netherlands 6 815.6 4 123.2 14 1,622.1

 

 

Note:
*Due to rounding, figures presented in this table may not add up precisely to the totals provided
Jan-June 2021: US$1 = RM4.15
Jan-June 2020: US$1 = RM4.28
2020: US$1 = RM4.03

 

 

 

For more information on approved manufacturing and selected services data, please click e-Stats Data.

 

 

Projects Approved by Major State, January-June 2021 / January-June 2020 / January-December 2020

 

 
State January – June 2021 January – June 2020 January – December
2020
Domestic Investment*
(RM million)
Foreign Investment*
(RM million)
Total Capital Investment* (RM million) Domestic Investment*
(RM million)
Foreign Investment*
(RM million)
Total Capital Investment* (RM million) Domestic Investment*
(RM million)
Foreign Investment*
(RM million)
Total Capital Investment* (RM million)
Kedah 240.3 42,318.7 42,559.1 734.3 1,077.5 1,811.8 1,806.6 2,256.2 4,062.8
Selangor 4,062.5 577.0 4,639.5 1,865.7 1,579.0 3,444.6 6,946.0 11,479.1 18,425.2
Sabah 62.2 4,299.6 4,361.9 11,715.5 11.5 11,727.0 11,942.2 11.5 11,953.7

 

State January – June 2021 January – June 2020 January – December
2020
Domestic Investment*
(USD million)
Foreign Investment*
(USD million)
Total Capital Investment* (USD million) Domestic Investment*
(USD million)
Foreign Investment*
(USD million)
Total Capital Investment* (USD million) Domestic Investment*
(USD million)
Foreign Investment*
(USD million)
Total Capital Investment* (USD million)
Kedah 57.9 10,197.3 10,255.2 171.6 251.8 423.3 448.3 559.9 1,008.1
Selangor 978.9 139.0 1,117.9 435.9 368.9 804.8 1,723.6 2,848.4 4,572.0
Sabah 15.0 1,036.1 1,051.1 2,737.3 2.7 2,740.0 2,963.3 2.8 2,966.2

 

 

Note:
*Due to rounding, figures presented in this table may not add up precisely to the totals provided
Jan-June 2021: US$1 = RM4.15
Jan-June 2020: US$1 = RM4.28
2020: US$1 = RM4.03

 

 

 

For more information on approved manufacturing and selected services data, please click e-Stats Data.

 

 

Projects Approved by Major Industry, January-June 2021 / January-June 2020 / January-December 2020

 

Industry January – June 2021 January – June 2020 January – December
2020
Domestic Investment*
(RM million)
Foreign Investment*
(RM million)
Total Capital Investment* (RM million) Domestic Investment*
(RM million)
Foreign Investment*
(RM million)
Total Capital Investment* (RM million) Domestic Investment*
(RM million)
Foreign Investment*
(RM million)
Total Capital Investment* (RM million)
Electrical &
Electronics
1,046.4 46,016.6 47,063.0 1,219.0 3,771.0 4,990.1 2,087.6 13,550.8 15,638.4
Fabricated Metal Products 582.6 4,540.0 5,122.6 569.1 228.3 797.4 1,882.2 788.9 2,671.1
Chemicals & Chemical Products 1,192.6 2,626.5 3,819.0 1,008.3 1,403.0 2,411.2 1,636.5 4,633.8 6,270.3
Rubber Products 3,187.1 457.7 3,644.8 74.7 45.9 120.6 3,889.8 405.8 4,295.6
Food Manufacturing 562.2 3,102.0 3,664.2 1,515.0 571.2 2,086.2 2,325.4 967.0 3,292.4

 

Industry January – June 2021 January – June 2020 January – December
2020
Domestic Investment*
(USD million)
Foreign Investment*
(USD million)
Total Capital
Investment* (USD million)
Domestic Investment*
(USD million)
Foreign Investment*
(USD million)
Total Capital
Investment* (USD million)
Domestic Investment*
(USD million)
Foreign Investment*
(USD million)
Total Capital
Investment* (USD million)
Electrical &
Electronics
252.1 11,088.3 11,340.5 284.8 881.1 1,165.9 518.0 3,362.5 3,880.5
Fabricated Metal Products 140.4 1,094.0 1,234.4 133.0 53.3 186.3 467.0 195.8 662.8
Chemicals & Chemical Products 287.4 632.9 920.3 235.6 327.8 563.4 406.1 1,149.8 1,555.9
Rubber Products 768.0 110.3 878.3 17.5 10.7 28.2 965.2 100.7 1,065.9
Food Manufacturing 135.5 747.5 882.9 354.0 133.5 487.4 577.0 240.0 817.0

 

 

Note:
*Due to rounding, figures presented in this table may not add up precisely to the totals provided
Jan-June 2021: US$1 = RM4.15
Jan-June 2020: US$1 = RM4.28
2020: US$1 = RM4.03

 

 

 

For more information on approved manufacturing and selected services data, please click e-Stats Data.
 
 

Approved Investments (Services Sector)

Approved Private Investments In Services Sector,
January-June 2021 / January-June 2020 / January-December 2020

 

Services Sector Number Potential Employment Domestic Investment
(RM million)*
Foreign Investment (RM million)* Total Capital Investment (RM million)*
Jan-June, 2021 Jan-June, 2020 Jan-Dec, 2020
Jan-June, 2021 Jan-June, 2020 Jan-Dec, 2020 Jan-June, 2021 Jan-June, 2020 Jan-Dec, 2020 Jan-June, 2021 Jan-June, 2020 Jan-Dec, 2020 Jan-June, 2021 Jan-June, 2020 Jan-Dec, 2020
Global Establishments 46 63 141 290 195 704 0.0 0.0 0.0 282.9 88.8 595.2 282.9 88.8 595.2
Support Services 434 426 753 1,925 3,297 6,281 2,549.3 2,192.0 4,392.4 114.1 385.0 788.3 2,663.4 2,576.9 5,180.6
Transport Services 3 4 9 36 0 0 470.2 84.0 586.5 0.0 20.1 67.7 470.2 104.1 654.2
Real Estate 592 404 1,045 NA NA NA 14,949.8 12,397.2 31,250.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 14,949.8 12,397.2 31,250.0
Utilities 12 NA NA NA NA NA 4,433.7 5,278.0 10,762.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 4,433.7 5,278.0 10,762.3
Information and Communications 140 269 615 55 1,314 4,074 1,245.2 2,954.0 10,869.4 7.5 209.1 1,332.8 1,252.7 3,163.1 12,202.1
Distributive Trade 382 163 613 7,701 4,665 18,186 370.2 11.2 750.6 1,495.2 365.6 2,986.1 1,865.4 376.7 3,736.6
Hotel &Tourism 13 21 38 1,089 580 2,088 1,546.6 513.3 2,812.1 5.0 19.0 21.6 1,551.6 532.3 2,833.7
Financial Services 25 15 28 823 151 221 6,098.6 1,186.6 1,743.9 262.8 667.6 757.1 6,361.5 1,854.2 2,500.9
Health Services 1 0 0 153 0 0 153.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 153.6 0.0 0.0
Education Services 63 111 435 304 467 1,887 89.6 40.7 207.8 0.0 0.0 10.9 89.6 40.7 218.7
Other Services 6 4 7 120 78 214 39.4 56.5 98.4 1.0 0.0 0.0 40.4 56.5 98.4
Total 1,717 1,480 3,684 12,496 10,747 33,655 31,946.2 24,713.5 63,473.3 2,168.5 1,755.1 6,559.6 34,114.7 26,468.7 70,032.9

Note:

NA – Data not available

* – Due to rounding, figures presented in this table may not add up precisely to the totals provided

 

 

For more information on approved manufacturing and selected services data, please click e-Stats Data.
 
 

Approved Investments (Primary Sector)

Approved Private Investments In Primary Sector,
January-June 2021 / January-June 2020 / January-December 2020

Primary Sector Number Potential Employment Domestic Investment (RM million)* Foreign Investment
(RM million)*
Total Capital Investment
(RM million)*
  Jan-June, 2021 Jan-June, 2020 Jan-Dec, 2020 Jan-June, 2021 Jan-June, 2020 Jan-Dec, 2020 Jan-June, 2021 Jan-June,  2020 Jan-Dec, 2020 Jan-June, 2021 Jan-June, 2020 Jan-Dec, 2020 Jan-June, 2021 Jan-June, 2020 Jan-Dec, 2020
Agriculture 2 1 1 28 3 3 11.4 2.4 2.4 0.1 0.0 0.0 11.5 2.4 2.4
Mining 11 6 11 37 24 24 4,267.1 385.8 5,004.5 2,155.5 82.7 1,057.4 6,422.6 468.5 6,061.9
Plantation & Commodities 13 5 11 213 32 804 79.8 2.5 27.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 79.8 2.5 27.0
Total 26 12 23 278 59 831 4,358.4 390.7 5,033.9 2,155.6 82.7 1,057.4 6,514.0 473.4 6,091.4
Note: *-Due to rounding, figures presented in this table may not add up precisely to the totals provided
 

 

For more information on approved manufacturing and selected services data, please click e-Stats Data.
 
 

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